Ports & Terminals

Hutchison Port Holdings provides enhanced automated cargo security and asset monitoring service

AJOT | January 16, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) unveils StellarTrak™ -- an enhanced web-based, on-demand service that will provide HPH’s LoadStar customers with next generation cargo security, monitoring and asset tracking services. Read More »

ICTSI unit builds new $250 million terminal in Mexico

AJOT | January 16, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Philippine port operator International Container Terminal Services Inc (ICTSI) said its Mexican unit has started constructing a $250 million container terminal in Mexico to be completed in 18 to 24 months. Read More »

Kiel well-placed for 2012

AJOT | January 16, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Kiel turned round more than six million tons of cargo last year for the first time ever. It posted a turnover figure of 6,293.374 tons exactly at the turn of the year - an increase of 8.5 % over the previous year. Read More »

PSA says 2011 container volume up,outlook uncertain

AJOT | January 16, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Singapore port operator PSA International Pte Ltd said its container cargo volume rose 5.6 percent in 2011 from 2010 but warned that the outlook for this year was uncertain due to the expected slowdown in global growth. Read More »

Liebherr to supply its 100th mobile harbour crane to Africa

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Liebherr celebrates a major milestone. In March 2012, their one hundredth mobile harbour crane for the African continent is going to be delivered to APM Terminals Apapa. Read More »

Arl-shipping.com launches cloud terminal tolls

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Arl-shipping.com launches cloud based collaborative planning, optimization and performance measurement apps for container terminal operators. The tools are instantly available via a web interface and a zero investment, pay-as-you-go usage scheme entailing Read More »

Barnhart appoints National Logistics Development Manager

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Barnhart Crane & Rigging, provider of innovative solutions for complex lifting and transportation challenges faced by heavy industry, announces the appointment of John Mickler as National Logistics Development Manager. Read More »

Cyclone batters Australian iron ore shipping zone

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Tropical cyclone Heidi lashed the west Australian coast packing winds up to 120 km per hour (75 mph), forcing seaside residents to flee rising tidewaters and closing the world's biggest iron ore export terminals. Read More »

Konecranes celebrates the opening of the automated warehouse in Hyvinkää

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

In recent years, Konecranes has invested substantially in its Hyvinkää factory, which manufactures components for heavy cranes. A central goal has been to develop the manufacturing of heavy gear products. As part of the effort, Konecranes has also investe Read More »

Konecranes receives its fourth straddle carrier order from Eurogate in Germany

AJOT | January 11, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Konecranes received its fourth straddle carrier order from the German container terminal and logistics company EUROGATE Container Terminal Hamburg GmbH. The latest order, booked in the second and fourth quarter of 2011, comprises 14 straddle carriers for Read More »

Heavy rain, storms hit Dutch port and dykes

AJOT | January 05, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Heavy rain and storms limited operations at Rotterdam Port, Europe's biggest, and in other parts of the Netherlands authorities evacuated residents and took further precautions against flood risk. Read More »

Port Everglades celebrates upswing in cargo and cruise business during 2011

AJOT | January 05, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Cruise travel celebrated a banner year at Broward County’s Port Everglades in Fiscal Year 2011 (October 1, 2010 through September 30, 2011) and containerized cargo climbed to its highest level since the global economic downturn in 2009, according to recen Read More »

Port Hedland December iron ore shipments up 1.6 mlllion tons

AJOT | January 05, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Iron ore shipments from Australia's Port Hedland, one of the world's largest export terminals, rose to 21.4 million tons in December from 19.8 million tons in November, data released by the port authority showed. Read More »

Yemen says to redo Aden port deal with DP World

AJOT | January 05, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Yemen will renegotiate a joint venture agreement with DP World to run the Aden container port because the Dubai-based operator has failed to fulfill its obligations, Transport Minister Waaed Bazeeb told Reuters. Read More »

PTP posts strong growth

AJOT | January 03, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP) in Johor handled 7.5 million Twenty-foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) of containers in 2011, representing an increase of 15% over 2010, outperforming the global volume growth of 7%. Read More »

APM Terminals outpaces market

AJOT | January 03, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The port services business of Danish shipping and oil group A.P. Moller-Maersk grew faster than the market in 2011, the head of its APM Terminals unit said. Read More »

Giant Vale ship completes maiden journey to China

AJOT | January 03, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

The first of Vale's giant dry bulk vessels to arrive in China has completed delivery of its iron ore cargo, shipping data showed on Tuesday, a key step forward in the Brazilian miner's plan to cut shipping costs to its biggest market. Read More »

New GAC India office opens at Pipavav

AJOT | January 03, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

GAC India has opened a new office in Pipavav to cater to the needs of the growing number of vessels calling at the port and principals using it as a base for operations in the Mumbai High oil field, off the country’s west coast. Read More »

DP World to run Canadian port

AJOT | January 03, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

A unit of Dubai's DP World, the world's third-largest port operator, has signed an agreement to operate the Nanaimo port in Vancouver, Canada, a company statement said. Read More »

Workers at Tripoli’s decaying port go on strike

AJOT | January 03, 2012 | Ports & Terminals

Port workers in Libya's capital Tripoli have gone on strike to demand better working conditions and government investment to fix major damage caused by war and decades of negligence. Read More »